| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
While most of their compatriots are prepping for semester-end finals, Wake Forest freshman and 2014 Wimbledon boys’ champion boys’ champion Noah Rubin from Rockville Centre, N.Y.; University of Virginia junior Julia Elbaba from Oyster Bay, N.Y.; and UCLA senior Robin Anderson from Matawan, N.J...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Six ITA standouts comprise the United States roster competing in the Ninth Annual Master'U BNP Paribas, held Dec. 4-7 in Aix-en-Provence, France. Competing for the U.S. this year are UCLA seniors Robin Anderson and Chanelle Van Nguyen, University of Virginia junior Julia Elbaba and sophomore Thai-...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
Long Island has a number of colleges that play tennis in the NCAA: Division I (Stony Brook and Hofstra), Division II (Adelphi, Molloy, Dowling and CW Post), and Division III (Farmingdale State College). We spoke to some of these coaches about what they look for in prospective recruits, Long Island...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Virginia's Julia Elbaba of Oyster Bay, N.Y., and North Carolina's Brayden Schnur completed an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) sweep of singles titles on Sunday at the 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center and hosted by Columbia...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The finals are set at the 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and hosted by Columbia University. Virginia's Julia Elbaba from nearby Oyster Bay, N.Y., will take on California's Maegan Manasse for the 2014 USTA/ITA...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Five of eight men's singles seeds fell on Day One of the 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, while third-seeded Hayley Carter of North Carolina was the only female singles seed to lose at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Seven of the eight women's singles...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Reigning NCAA champion Danielle Collins (University of Virginia), top-ranked Jamie Loeb (University of North Carolina), of nearby Ossining, N.Y., and Long Island-native Julia Elbaba (University of Virginia) are among the top college players set to compete in the 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor...Read more
  | By Ricky Becker
If Division I is known for the big name “rah-rah” schools and Division III is known for smaller academia-focused schools, Division II is well … blue-collar? International? Well, probably a little bit of both. Many clients have asked me, “Is there a Division II, and why do I just hear of Division I...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Inspired by seeing her hero Roger Federer earlier in the morning eating breakfast, North Carolina’s Jamie Loeb of Ossining, N.Y. beat fellow New Yorker, Oyster Bay's Julia Elbaba, 7-5, 6-1 of Virginia to capture the first American Collegiate Invitational women’s singles title played at the U.S...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
A little bit of rain wasn’t going to stop UCLA’s Marcos Giron from winning the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational played at the U.S. Open Saturday afternoon. The top-seeded Giron of Thousand Oaks, Calif., downed Ohio State’s Peter Kobelt, 6-1, 6-3, to win the men’s title in the eight-player...Read more